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What Explains Latin America's Low Share of Industrial Employment ? (English)

This paper investigates the relative importance of different channels in explaining the low share of industrial employment in Latin America relative to the economies that employ a large share of the workforce in industry. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8791 MAR 25, 2019

Sinha,Rishabh Disclosed

Occupational Segregation and Declining Gender Wage Gap : The Case of Georgia (English)

This paper examines the role of industrial and occupational segregation in explaining the gender wage gap and its evolution in Georgia between 2004 and 2015. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8583 SEP 13, 2018

Khitarishvili,Tamar; Rodriguez Chamussy,Lourdes; Sinha,Nistha Disclosed

Occupational Segregation and Declining Gender Wage Gap : The Case of Georgia (English)

This paper examines the role of industrial and occupational segregation in explaining the gender wage gap and its evolution in Georgia between 2004 and 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 131474 SEP 01, 2018

Khitarishvili,Tamar; Rodriguez Chamussy,Lourdes; Sinha,Nistha Disclosed

Vietnam's Future Jobs : The Gender Dimension : Vietnam’s future jobs : the gender dimension (English)

The Gender Theme of the ABP II carries out comprehensive data - and evidence-based analyses on emerging challenges to gender equality and provides support to policy makers and innovative activities to address these challenges and increase women`s economic empowerment. ... See More +

Working Paper 128839 JUL 18, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Alidadi,Farima; Buchhave,Helle Disclosed

Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (English)

Differences in earnings between male and female workers persist in developed and developing countries despite a narrowing of gender gaps in educational attainment over the past half-century. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8433 MAY 09, 2018

Chowdhury,Iffat Ara; Johnson,Hillary C.; Mannava,Aneesh; Perova,Elizaveta Disclosed

The economics of the gender wage gap in Armenia (English)

In Armenia, the proportion of women among employed workers increased from 45 to 48 percent between 2008 and 2015. This evolution was accompanied by a fall in the gender earnings gap; however, the difference in average wages of men and women is still among the largest in comparison with countries in the Europe and Central Asia region. ... See More +

WPS8409 APR 17, 2018

Rodriguez Chamussy,Lourdes; Sinha,Nistha; Atencio,Andrea Disclosed

The Economics of the Gender Wage Gap in Armenia (English)

In Armenia, the proportion of women among employed workers increased from 45 to 48 percent between 2008 and 2015. This evolution was accompanied by a fall in the gender earnings gap; however, the difference in average wages of men and women is still among the largest in comparison with countries in the Europe and Central Asia region. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129585 APR 01, 2018

Rodriguez Chamussy,Lourdes; Sinha,Nistha; Atencio De Leon,Andrea Carolina Disclosed

ICT adoption and wage inequality : evidence from Mexican firms (English)

This paper uses a panel of firms from the Mexican Economic Censuses and analyzes at the microeconomic level how labor markets adapt to the adoption of information and communication technologies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8298 JAN 09, 2018

Pereira Lopez,Mariana De La Paz; Iacovone,Leonardo Disclosed

Gender streaming in Vietnam (English)

We examine the gender wage gap in Vietnam and show that a non-trivial part of the gap is associated with occupational sorting. We consider three explanations for why occupational sorting emerges. ... See More +

123477 JAN 01, 2018

Chowdhury,Iffat Ara; Johnson,Hillary C.; Mannava,Aneesh; Perova,Elizaveta Disclosed

Vietnam's Future Jobs : The Gender Dimension (Vietnamese)

The Gender Theme of the ABP II carries out comprehensive data - and evidence-based analyses on emerging challenges to gender equality and provides support to policy makers and innovative activities to address these challenges and increase women`s economic empowerment. ... See More +

Working Paper 128839 JAN 01, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Alidadi,Farima; Buchhave,Helle Disclosed

Online exports and the wage gap (English)

The development of the Internet is often seen as a source of demand for skilled workers and therefore a potential driver of the wage gap between skilled and unskilled workers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8160 AUG 07, 2017

Milet,Emmanuel Michel Stephane; Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose; Olarreaga,Marcelo Disclosed

Globalization and the gender earnings gap : evidence from Sri Lanka and Cambodia (English)

Disasters in Bangladesh and protests elsewhere have created an intense debate about the value, particularly to women, of apparel employment in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7930 DEC 27, 2016

Savchenko,Yevgeniya; Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Robertson,Raymond Disclosed

Do cognitive and noncognitive skills explain the gender wage gap in middle-income countries ? an analysis using STEP data (English)

Gender-based wage discrimination is a highly researched area of labor economics. However, most studies on this topic have focused on schooling and paid limited attention to the mechanisms through which cognitive and noncognitive skills influence wages. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7878 NOV 03, 2016

Tognatta,Namrata Raman; Valerio,Alexandria; Sanchez Puerta,Maria Laura Disclosed

When do gender wage differences emerge ? a study of Azerbaijan's labor market (English)

Building on recent analyses that find a sizeable overall gender wage gap in Azerbaijan's workforce, this paper uses data on young workers in their early years in the labor market to understand how gender wage gaps evolve over time, if at all. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7613 MAR 21, 2016

Pastore,Francesco; Sattar,Sarosh; Sinha,Nistha; Tiongson,Erwin H. R. Disclosed

A decade of declining earnings inequality in the Russian Federation (English)

Wage inequality decreased significantly in the Russian Federation over the 2000s. The economic expansion experienced throughout the decade led to an improvement in social indicators, with a large reduction in poverty rates and an increase in higher education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7392 AUG 13, 2015

Calvo,Paula Andrea; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Posadas,Josefina Disclosed

A decade of declining earnings inequality in the Russian Federation (English)

Wage inequality decreased significantly in the Russian Federation over the 2000s. The economic expansion experienced throughout the decade led to an improvement in social indicators, With a large reduction in poverty rates and an increase in higher education, In this context. wage inequality showed a sharp decline, with the Gini index on labor income decreasing by 1B percent between 2002 and 2012. using data from the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey, this paper documents the reduction in wage inequality and explores potential factors behind the trend, The analysis uses a decomposition technique proposed by Fortin, Lemieux, and Firpo (2011) to disentangle the main drivers behind changes in the wage distribution. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125413 AUG 01, 2015

Calvo,Paula Andrea; López-Calva,Luis Felipe; Posadas,Josefina Disclosed

Does access to foreign markets shape internal migration ? evidence from Brazil (English)

This paper investigates how internal migration is affected by Brazil’s increased integration into the world economy. It analyzes the impact of regional differences in access to foreign demand on sector-specific bilateral migration rates between the Brazilian states for the years 1995 to 2003. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7264 MAY 12, 2015

Hering,Laura; Paillacar,Rodrigo Disclosed

Does access to foreign markets shape internal migration? : evidence from Brazil (English)

This paper investigates how internal migration is affected by Brazil’s increased integration into the world economy. The authors analyze the impact of regional differences in access to foreign demand on sector-specific bilateral migration rates between the Brazilian states for the years 1995 to 2003. ... See More +

Journal Article 112479 APR 29, 2015

Hering, Laura; Paillacar,Rodrigo Disclosed

Inequality stagnation in Latin America in the aftermath of the global financial crisis (English)

Over the past decade (2003-12), Latin America has experienced strong income growth and a notable reduction in income inequality, with the region's Gini coefficient falling from 55.6 to 51.8. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7146 DEC 01, 2014

Cord, Louise; Barriga Cabanillas, Oscar; Lucchetti, Leonardo; Rodriguez-Castelan, Carlos; Sousa, Liliana D.; Valderrama, Daniel Disclosed

Inequality stagnation in Latin America in the aftermath of the global financial crisis (English)

Over the past decade (2003—2012), Latin America has experienced strong income growth and a notable reduction in income inequality, with the region's Gini coefficient falling from 55.6 to 51.8. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125429 DEC 01, 2014

Cord,Louise J.; Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Barriga Cabanillas,Oscar Eduardo; Rodríguez-Castelán,Carlos; Valderrama,Daniel Disclosed

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What Explains Latin America's Low Share of Industrial Employment ? (English)
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MAR 25, 2019 WPS8791 Policy Research Working Paper
Occupational Segregation and Declining Gender Wage Gap : The Case of Georgia (English)
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SEP 13, 2018 WPS8583 Policy Research Working Paper
Occupational Segregation and Declining Gender Wage Gap : The Case of Georgia (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 131474 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Vietnam's Future Jobs : The Gender Dimension : Vietnam’s future jobs : the gender dimension (English)
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JUL 18, 2018 128839 Working Paper
Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (English)
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MAY 09, 2018 WPS8433 Policy Research Working Paper
The economics of the gender wage gap in Armenia (English)
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APR 17, 2018 WPS8409
The Economics of the Gender Wage Gap in Armenia (English)
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APR 01, 2018 129585 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
ICT adoption and wage inequality : evidence from Mexican firms (English)
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JAN 09, 2018 WPS8298 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender streaming in Vietnam (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123477
Vietnam's Future Jobs : The Gender Dimension (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2018 128839 Working Paper
Online exports and the wage gap (English)
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AUG 07, 2017 WPS8160 Policy Research Working Paper
Globalization and the gender earnings gap : evidence from Sri Lanka and Cambodia (English)
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DEC 27, 2016 WPS7930 Policy Research Working Paper
Do cognitive and noncognitive skills explain the gender wage gap in middle-income countries ? an analysis using STEP data (English)
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NOV 03, 2016 WPS7878 Policy Research Working Paper
When do gender wage differences emerge ? a study of Azerbaijan's labor market (English)
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MAR 21, 2016 WPS7613 Policy Research Working Paper
A decade of declining earnings inequality in the Russian Federation (English)
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AUG 13, 2015 WPS7392 Policy Research Working Paper
A decade of declining earnings inequality in the Russian Federation (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 125413 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Does access to foreign markets shape internal migration ? evidence from Brazil (English)
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MAY 12, 2015 WPS7264 Policy Research Working Paper
Does access to foreign markets shape internal migration? : evidence from Brazil (English)
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APR 29, 2015 112479 Journal Article
Inequality stagnation in Latin America in the aftermath of the global financial crisis (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7146 Policy Research Working Paper
Inequality stagnation in Latin America in the aftermath of the global financial crisis (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 125429 Working Paper (Numbered Series)